Chhattisgarh 'love jihad' case: Ibrahim-Anjali can live in her will, court decision

Chhattisgarh 'love jihad' case
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In the case of Ibrahim-Anjali love marriage in Chhattisgarh, promoted by the name of Love Jihad, the Chhattisgarh High Court has directed Anjali Jain to stay with the person of his choice and to stay in his place.


Here, Anjali Jain told the BBC that she will be with her husband Mohammed Ibrahim Siddiqui after being released from the Sakhi center.

Anjali Jain, who has been involved in the proceedings from the local court to the Supreme Court, has been staying at the Government Sakhi Center in Raipur for the past eight months, where she was also beaten last month.

Ibrahim and Anjali's lawyer Priyanka Shukla said, "The High Court has directed the District Superintendent of Police to release Anjali Jain from the Sakhi Center. The court also asked to ensure the presence of high officials of Sakhi center during this time." Is. "

The Chhattisgarh High Court had taken cognizance on the basis of Anjali Jain's younger sister's letter in this case. In addition, petitions were filed in the High Court and Supreme Court on behalf of the families of Anjali. Anjali Jain had also written a letter to the High Court on her behalf.

The Chhattisgarh High Court had reserved the verdict last Friday after hearing all this.

After the court's recent order in this case, called Kerala's well-known Hadia case, Anjali Jain told the BBC, "My trust in the court has been strengthened. Can't bring it. But it was late, I was judged. "

Anjali Jain said that she will be staying with her husband Mohammed Ibrahim Siddiqui alias Aryan Arya after being released from the Sakhi Center. He said that an attempt was made to bring the matter into controversy by giving religious color. But after the court's decision, it has become clear that this is not a 'love jihad', only a matter of 'love'.
Chhattisgarh 'love jihad' case
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What was the matter ?

Mohammad Ibrahim Siddiqui, 33, of Dhamtari, Chhattisgarh, and Anjali Jain, 23, were married on February 25, 2018 at Arya Temple in Raipur after two years of acquaintance.

Ibrahim claims that he had adopted Hinduism before marriage. After this he named his name Aryan Arya.

According to Mohammed Ibrahim Siddiqui aka Aryan Arya, "As soon as the news of the marriage came to my wife Anjali's family, they imprisoned my wife in the house. I tried my best to meet Anjali somehow but it is not possible. Yes found. "

Subsequently, Ibrahim filed a detainee petition in the Chhattisgarh High Court, demanding the return of his wife Anjali Jain from the court.

But the Chhattisgarh High Court dismissed the case while passing an order to Anjali Jain, while giving her time for deliberation or staying with her parents.

Anjali Jain decided to stay in the hostel instead of staying with her parents. Ibrahim then filed a petition in the Supreme Court against the High Court verdict.

In August last year, Anjali was produced in the Supreme Court, where Anjali expressed her desire to be with her parents. After the statement of Anjali's court, it was assumed that the case had been investigated.

But in February, this case again took a new turn.